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Is Clemson a Good School for the Money?

Below Average National Value
Unknown In-State Value
$192,646 Avg Total Cost

Clemson University Value Report

Is Clemson worth the money? Read College Factual's annual Clemson value report to determine if the school is priced fairly for the quality of education they provide.

Below Average Value Nationwide

Below Average National Value
Top 5% National Quality
Slightly Overpriced

Clemson University is ranked #1,376 out of 2,223 for value nationwide.

Based on our analysis of other colleges at similar price points, we believe Clemson University is overpriced for the quality education it provides. (This takes into account average financial aid and may not apply to you if you have further scholarships, grant or aid provided to you.)

National Value Ranking  1376 out of 2223
Great Value
National Value Score  38.60 out of 100
Great Value

Prices of Institutions with Similar Quality Scores

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*Total price is determined by multiplying average annual cost by time to graduate.

We're Looking at a Total Cost of $192,646 for a Clemson Degree

The average Clemson student's degree will cost an estimated $192,646. This is based on an average price (with and without aid) of $44,594 and a typical 4.32 years to graduate.

Average Yearly Cost$44,594
Average Years to Graduate4.32
Estimated Avg Total Cost of Degree$192,646

Many Factors Affect Net Price

Consider the average Clemson student takes 4.32 years to complete their degree. If you can complete your degree faster than that you will save money. This is just one way your Clemson degree may cost less than average.

Does This School Make Financial Sense To You?

$101,101 In-State With Aid
$222,942 Avg Cost No Aid
4.32 Years to Graduate

The net price YOU pay may be very different than the typical net price.

Look at the table below to determine your likely cost of a bachelor's degree at Clemson.

Nationwide Value by Aid GroupAvg Degree CostValue RankValue Grade
Students with no Aid$222,942#0F
All Students$192,646#1,376D+
Only Students Receiving Aid$182,002#931C+
In-State Value by Aid GroupAvg Degree CostValue RankValue Grade
Students with no Aid$142,042#F
All Students$111,745#F
Only Students Receiving Aid$101,101#F

Note: the Value Grade for in-state students is calculated by looking only at other schools in the state of South Carolina.

About 89% of Clemson students receive financial aid. Get more details on what Clemson financial aid you may qualify for.

How to Finance The Gap

How to Calculate Value

College Factual calculates value by calculating average Clemson cost multiplied by time to graduate, and then compares that number to other schools of a similar quality ranking. If the school is priced fairly based on the educational quality it receives a fair ranking. If it is underpriced it receives a good or excellent value.

Read the full Best for the Money Ranking Methodology.


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